Aqr Capital Management Upped By $475,686 Its Dollar Tree (DLTR) Position; Quantum (QTM) Shorts Raised By 5.97%

December 7, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Aqr Capital Management Llc increased Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR) stake by 33.96% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Aqr Capital Management Llc acquired 6,894 shares as Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR)’s stock declined 0.40%.

The Aqr Capital Management Llc holds 27,195 shares with $1.90 million value, up from 20,301 last quarter. Dollar Tree Inc now has $25.02B valuation. The stock decreased 0.35% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $105.52. About 2.08M shares traded. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has risen 3.60% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.10% the S&P500.

Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) had an increase of 5.97% in short interest. QTM’s SI was 819,600 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 5.97% from 773,400 shares previously. With 227,700 avg volume, 4 days are for Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM)’s short sellers to cover QTM’s short positions. The SI to Quantum Corporation’s float is 2.82%. The stock decreased 1.88% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $5.22. About 517,810 shares traded or 30.59% up from the average. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) has risen 151.14% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 134.44% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.02 in 2017 Q2. Its down 1.34, from 1.36 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 52 investors sold Quantum Corporation shares while 2 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 374,429 shares or 99.63% less from 101.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt stated it has 83,394 shares. S Squared Limited Co owns 290,065 shares. Glenmede Trust Na holds 0% in Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) or 970 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Quantum (NYSE:QTM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quantum had 4 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. TH Capital initiated Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 27 by Roth Capital. The rating was initiated by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 25.

Quantum Corporation provides scale-out storage, archive, and data protection solutions for small businesses and multi-national enterprises in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $181.00 million. The firm offers StorNext 5 software and hardware that offer file sharing and archiving in purpose-built configurations of metadata controllers, expansion appliances, and disk and archive enabled libraries; Xcellis product, which optimizes workflow and shared access by combining functions into a compact, space, and energy-saving solution; and Lattus Object Storage solutions that enable high volumes of data to be available to extract valuable information. It has a 50.68 P/E ratio. It also offers StorNext Storage Manager software; and StorNext AEL archives products, which provide near-line archiving with built-in data protection and self-healing capabilities.

Among 33 analysts covering Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Dollar Tree Inc. had 90 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, June 6 by Citigroup. As per Friday, September 29, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. As per Tuesday, May 31, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The company was initiated on Wednesday, December 7 by Loop Capital. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Sunday, August 20. Barclays Capital initiated Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) on Friday, September 23 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 11 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Buckingham Research. As per Monday, November 20, the company rating was maintained by Buckingham Research.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.34, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 51 investors sold DLTR shares while 170 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 200 raised stakes. 210.13 million shares or 1.98% less from 214.37 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gulf Int Bank (Uk) Ltd holds 72,517 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited stated it has 644 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Smithfield Tru Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for 1,699 shares. Exxonmobil Mngmt Tx reported 45,444 shares. Amer Century Cos Inc has invested 0.2% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Hbk LP reported 317,100 shares. Banque Pictet Cie Sa owns 10,700 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Timessquare Capital Mgmt Lc, a New York-based fund reported 2.28M shares. Boston Family Office Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.79% or 95,687 shares. Roystone Cap Limited Partnership accumulated 709,900 shares. Psagot Inv House Limited has 10,300 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Kdi Capital Prtn Limited Liability Com invested in 28,792 shares or 0.69% of the stock. Wfg Advisors Lp holds 1,109 shares. Virtus Investment Advisers has invested 0.04% in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR). Balyasny Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR).

Aqr Capital Management Llc decreased Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) stake by 285,098 shares to 1.06 million valued at $97.63 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Sensient Technologies Corp (NYSE:SXT) stake by 5,815 shares and now owns 69,361 shares. Myr Group Inc Del (NASDAQ:MYRG) was reduced too.

Since June 15, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 sales for $600,695 activity. Shares for $248,295 were bought by Lewis Lemuel E on Thursday, June 15. $352,400 worth of stock was bought by Hall Conrad M. on Friday, June 16.


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